Probably in the long run, more reliable with better cable. Don’t push the manufacturer of affordable/reasonable products to increase the price.No, I am not about to start measuring anything. I welcome others doing so, but that is not my gig. The A-B test I did made it worthwhile to brush the dust off and go with it. I know from experience with larger amps that a better power cable provides better sound so I applied the same logic and it seems to hold here as well.